Fresnaye, Cape Town

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Fresnaye
Fresnaye and Sea Point as seen from Lion's Head which surrounds the suburb on the East. Sea Point is to the North and the West separating the suburb from the Atlantic Ocean.
Fresnaye and Sea Point as seen from Lion's Head which surrounds the suburb on the East. Sea Point is to the North and the West separating the suburb from the Atlantic Ocean.
Fresnaye is located in South Africa
Fresnaye
Fresnaye
 Fresnaye shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°55′30″S 18°23′15″E / 33.92500°S 18.38750°E / -33.92500; 18.38750Coordinates: 33°55′30″S 18°23′15″E / 33.92500°S 18.38750°E / -33.92500; 18.38750
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Cape Town
Government
 • Type Metropolitan Council
Ward 54
 • Councillor Beverley Schäfer [1] (DA)
Area[2]
 • Total 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,011
 • Density 2,800/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 9.5%
 • Coloured 4.0%
 • Indian/Asian 0.8%
 • White 83.1%
 • Other 2.6%
First languages (2011)[2]
 • English 81.2%
 • Afrikaans 9.8%
 • Xhosa 1.8%
 • Other 7.3%
Postal code (street) 8005

Fresnaye is one of Cape Town's most affluent suburbs, situated between Signal Hill and Sea Point, a few kilometres to the west of Cape Town's Central Business District (CBD).

Geography[edit]

Fresnaye is set on the slopes of Lion’s Head on the East and between Sea Point and Bantry Bay to the suburb's North West and South West respectively.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillor Details: Beverley Schäfer". City of Cape Town. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Fresnaye". Census 2011.